Clinical Application of Pharmacogenomics in Cardiology

Program Details

  • Intended Audience: Pharmacists interested in precision medicine.
  • Universal Activity Number: 0012-0000-17-255-H04-P
  • Contact Hours: 1.75
  • Program Fees: $15.00
  • Dates Available: 09/29/2017 to 09/29/2020
  • Activity Type: Knowledge

Summary

This course will review the current and future implications of precision medicine and summary the pharmacogenetic implications in cardiology.


Objectives

Pharmacogenomics in Patient Care: The Future is Now

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Define precision medicine in the context of clinical care.
  • Summarize key milestones and accomplishments in advancing precision medicine.
  • Discuss the impact that precision medicine will have on medical treatments in the future.

Clinical Applications in Cardiovascular Pharmacogenetics

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe clinical implications of genetic variability in cardiovascular pharmacotherapy.
  • Discuss clinical, patient-specific, genetic, and other factors that inform drug therapy changes in cardiology.
  • Summarize the structure and characteristics of representative cardiovascular pharmacogenetics implementations.

Disclosure Statement

The following speakers, reviewers, and planning committee members have disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

Julie A. Johnson, Pharm.D.
Dean and Distinguished Professor, College of Pharmacy
Director, UF Health Personalized Medicine Program
Member of the National Academy of Medicine
Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research
University of Florida

Larisa H. Cavallari, Pharm.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research
Director, Center for Pharmacogenomics
University of Florida

Kristin Weitzel, Pharm.D., CDE, FAPhA
Associate Director, UF Health Personalized Medicine Program
Director, Continuing Pharmacy Education
Editor-in-Chief, Pharmacy Today
Clinical Professor, Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research
University of Florida

Priti Patel, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Associate Professor
College of Pharmacy, University of Florida


Schedule of Activities and Requirements for Successful Course Completion

Review all course materials, view recorded lectures, receive a 70% or higher on final exam and complete course evaluation.


Credit Reporting

  • The University of Florida College of Pharmacy will report CPE credit to CPE Monitor and CE Broker when applicable. If you would like a paper statement of credit, you may print it from your NABP e-profile.
  • All pharmacists and pharmacy technicians maintain their own license and/or certification and it is their responsibility to follow up with the Office of Continuing Education at the University of Florida if any CE credit discrepancies are found.
  • It is at the University’s discretion to award or deny credit to a late claiming participant (i.e. after 60 days of the participant engaging in a CPE activity) as it is the University’s CE activity and the provider needs to ensure the requirements necessary for credit are successfully completed.
  • The University may request access to CPE Monitor® if the activity in question occurred within the previous 6 months and with an appropriate reason for access, i.e. power outage, etc.

Program Financial Support

This course received no program financial support.


Computer Requirements

Computer and Internet access are required to complete this course. Course content is provided via Canvas.

The minimum hardware, software, and Internet requirements for Canvas can be found here.


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Copyright

This course in its entirety is copyrighted by the University of Florida Continuing Pharmacy Education and may not be duplicated or reproduced for any other purpose without specific written permission.


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